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Disclosure Title Response
GRI 102: General Disclosures
Organizational profile
Disclosure: 102-1 Title: Name of the organization Response: Tyson Foods, Inc.
Disclosure: 102-2 Title: Activities, brands, products, and services Response: 2020 Progress Report
Tyson Foods Form 10-K (page 4)
Disclosure: 102-3 Title: Location of headquarters Response: Springdale, Arkansas
Disclosure: 102-4 Title: Location of operations Response: Tyson Foods 2020 Form 10-K (page 4, 60)
Disclosure: 102-5 Title: Ownership and legal form Response: Publicly traded company (NYSE: TSN)
Disclosure: 102-6 Title: Markets served Response: Tyson Foods 2020 Form 10-K (page 4, 60)
Disclosure: 102-7 Title: Scale of the organization Response: 2020 Progress Report — Strategy — About Tyson
Tyson Foods 2020 Form 10-K (page 2,4)
Disclosure: 102-8 Title: Information on employees and other workers Response: ESG Hub — ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 102-9 Title: Supply chain Response: ESG Hub — Agriculture — Animal Welfare in the Value Chain
ESG Hub — People — Consumers — Ingredient Sourcing
Tyson Foods 2020 Form 10-K (page 5)
Disclosure: 102-10 Title: Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain Response: Tyson Foods 2020 Form 10-K (pages 4-5, 7 )
Disclosure: 102-11 Title: Precautionary Principle or approach Response: The “precautionary principle,” as defined by Article 15 of the Rio Principles established at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992, states that “where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost effective measures to prevent environmental degradation.” Tyson Foods evaluates and manages environmental risks under its Environmental Management System. This approach includes data and guidance from environmental regulatory agencies, academia, and industry associations.
Disclosure: 102-12 Title: External initiatives Response: ESG Hub — Company — Stakeholder Engagement
United Nations Global Compact
CDP
Disclosure: 102-13 Title: Membership of associations Response:

We are a corporate member of, or have individual team members that participate in, numerous industry groups and professional associations. We work with these groups and associations because they represent the food processing industry and business community in discussions with governmental agencies and other stakeholders. They are also instrumental in helping to reach industry consensus on important national policy issues. We have company representatives on the boards and committees of many of these groups and associations to ensure we have an avenue to voice questions, concerns, and opinions about policy or related activities.


Examples of industry groups and associations we are involved in include the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion; Global Food Safety Initiative; Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef; Leather Working Group; National Grain and Feed Association; Research Chefs Association; Roundtable for Sustainable Soy; School Nutrition Association; Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit; Society for Human Resources Management; Sustainable Packaging Coalition; The Valuable 500; U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings, Better Plants; and the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry and Egg.


ESG Hub — Company — Stakeholder Engagement
Strategy
Disclosure: 102-14 Title: Statement from senior decision-maker Response: 2020 Progress Report — CEO Message
Ethics and integrity
Disclosure: 102-16 Title: Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance
Our Purpose
Governance
Disclosure: 102-18 Title: Governance structure Response: ESG Hub — Company — Governance
Stakeholder engagement
Disclosure: 102-40 Title: List of stakeholder groups Response: ESG Hub — Company — Stakeholder Engagement
Disclosure: 102-41 Title: Collective bargaining agreements Response: As of October 3, 2020, we employed approximately 139,000 team members. Approximately 120,000 team members were employed in the United States, of which approximately 114,000 were employed at production facilities, and approximately 19,000 team members were employed in foreign countries, primarily in Thailand and China. Approximately 31,000 team members in the United States were subject to collective bargaining agreements with various labor unions, with approximately 37% of those team members at locations either under negotiation for contract renewal or included under agreements expiring in fiscal 2021. The remaining agreements expire over the next several years. Approximately 5,000 team members in foreign countries were subject to collective bargaining agreements. We believe our overall relations with our workforce are good.
Disclosure: 102-42 Title: Identifying and selecting stakeholders Response: ESG Hub — Company — Stakeholder Engagement
Disclosure: 102-43 Title: Approach to stakeholder engagement Response: ESG Hub — Company — Stakeholder Engagement
Disclosure: 102-44 Title: Key topics and concerns raised Response: ESG Hub — Company — Stakeholder Engagement
Reporting practices
Disclosure: 102-45 Title: Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Response: Tyson Foods 2020 Form 10-K (page 28 and Exhibit 21)
Disclosure: 102-46 Title: Defining report content and topic Boundaries Response: ESG Hub — Company — Materiality
Disclosure: 102-47 Title: List of material topics Response: ESG Hub — Company — Materiality
Disclosure: 102-48 Title: Restatements of information Response: Any restatements, and reasons for such, are footnoted as part of data presentation.
Disclosure: 102-49 Title: Changes in reporting Response: Any changes are footnoted as part of data presentation.
Disclosure: 102-50 Title: Reporting period Response: The editorial content of the Tyson Foods 2020 Progress Report generally covers subject matter for FY2020 (September 30, 2019 through September 28, 2020) and some of fiscal year 2021.
Disclosure: 102-51 Title: Date of most recent report Response: 2019
Disclosure: 102-52 Title: Reporting cycle Response: Annual
Disclosure: 102-53 Title: Contact point for questions regarding the report Response: Leigh Ann Johnston
Director, Sustainable Food Strategy
leigh.ann.johnston@tyson.com
479-290-3419
Mailing Address:
Tyson Foods, Inc.
2200 W. Don Tyson Parkway, CP005
Springdale, AR 72762-6999
Disclosure: 102-54 Title: Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards Response: Core
Disclosure: 102-55 Title: GRI Content Index Response: GRI Content Index (pages 103-109)
Disclosure: 102-56 Title: External assurance Response: This report is not externally assured.
GRI 200: Economic
GRI 205: Anti-corruption
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance tysoncodeofconduct.com
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance tysoncodeofconduct.com
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance tysoncodeofconduct.com
Disclosure: 205-1 Title: Operations assessed for risks related
to corruption
Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance tysoncodeofconduct.com
GRI 300: Environmental
GRI 302: Energy
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Energy & Emissions
CDP Climate Change 2020
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Energy & Emissions
CDP Climate Change 2020
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Energy & Emissions
CDP Climate Change 2020
Disclosure: 302-1 Title: Energy consumption within the organization Response: ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 302-2 Title: Energy consumption outside the organization Response: ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 302-3 Title: Energy intensity Response: ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 302-4 Title: Reduction of energy consumption Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Energy & Emissions
CDP Climate Change 2020
GRI 303: Water and Effluents
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Water
CDP Water Security 2020
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Water
CDP Water Security 2020
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Water
CDP Water Security 2020
Disclosure: 303-1 Title: Interactions with water as a shared resource Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Water
CDP Water Security 2020
Disclosure: 303-2 Title: Management of water discharge-related impacts Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Water
CDP Water Security 2020
Disclosure: 303-3 Title: Water withdrawal Response: ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 303-4 Title: Water discharge Response: ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 303-5 Title: Water consumption Response: ESG Data Center
GRI 305: Emissions
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Energy & Emissions
CDP Climate Change 2020
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Energy & Emissions
CDP Climate Change 2020
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Energy & Emissions
CDP Climate Change 2020
Disclosure: 305-1 Title: Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions Response: ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 305-2 Title: Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions Response: ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 305-3 Title: Energy indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions Response: When Tyson Foods initially established GHG reduction targets in 2018, the Science Based Targets initiative did not have an approved Scope 3 accounting methodology for our sector, however, we were allowed to use the Ecofys model. This model has been discontinued. Tyson Foods is now engaged in World Wildlife Fund’s Forest, Land and Agriculture (FLAG) project, which is seeking to develop methods and guidance to enable businesses in food, agriculture and forest sectors to set science-based targets.
Disclosure: 305-4 Title: GHG emissions intensity Response: ESG Data Center
Disclosure: 305-5 Title: Reduction of GHG emissions Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Energy & Emissions
CDP Climate Change 2020
GRI 306: Effluents and Waste
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Water
CDP Water Security 2020
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Water
CDP Water Security 2020
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — Natural Resources
ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Water
CDP Water Security 2020
Disclosure: 306-3 Title: Significant spills Response: In FY2020, there were 26 reportable chemical spills totaling 42,456 gallons. For further information on the impact of these spills, please contact us (see GRI 102-53 for contact information).
GRI 307: Environmental Compliance
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Environmental Management
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Environmental Management
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Environmental Management
Disclosure: 307-1 Title: Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Response: ESG Hub — Natural Resources — Environmental Management

Penalties
Tyson Foods incurred four penalties that exceeded $5,000 in FY2020. Our facility in Clarksville, Arkansas paid a settlement for an ammonia violation that occurred in September 2019. In Blountsville, Alabama, we paid a penalty for NPDES permit violations. At a legacy Hillshire facility located in North Carolina, we paid a settlement related to corrective action work required under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Finally, we paid a penalty for inspection findings related to documentation and nutrient management at a former fresh meats location.
GRI 400: Social
GRI 402: Labor/Management Relations
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: 2020 Progress Report — People — Progress
ESG Hub — People — Employees — Engagement & Retention
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: 2020 Progress Report — People — Progress
ESG Hub — People — Employees — Engagement & Retention
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: 2020 Progress Report — People — Progress
ESG Hub — People — Employees — Engagement & Retention
Disclosure: 402-1 Title: Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes Response: When significant operational changes have been determined (such as plant expansions or closures, acquisitions, or investments in technology), we notify our team members of the changes. We share the news as transparently and timely as possible and are committed to continued communication as appropriate throughout the process. This approach is always a part of any change management we do. We are compliant with the U.S. Department of Labor Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN); local, state, or country specific laws; or any requirements set forth in respective collective bargaining agreements.
GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — People
ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — People
ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: 2020 Progress Report — Progress — People
ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 403-1 Title: Occupational health and safety management system Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 403-2 Title: Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 403-3 Title: Occupational health services Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 403-4 Title: Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 403-5 Title: Worker training on occupational health and safety Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 403-6 Title: Promotion of worker health Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Health & Safety
Disclosure: 403-7 Title: Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships Response: Supplier Code of Conduct
Disclosure: 403-9 Title: Work-related injuries Response: ESG Data Center
GRI 407: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Engagement & Retention
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Engagement & Retention
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Engagement & Retention
Disclosure: 407-1 Title: Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk Response: To our knowledge, Tyson Foods did not have operations in FY2020 in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining were at risk. We maintain a Code of Conduct and Team Member Promise that specifically recognizes and respects the rights of our team members to join or not to join a trade union, or to have recognized employee representation in accordance with local law. At this time, we do not screen our suppliers and contractors for human rights, including the right to exercise freedom of association or collective bargaining. We do, however, maintain a Supplier Code of Conduct that sets forth our expectations of suppliers and contractors in regard to key business practices, including the right of employees to freely associate.
GRI 412: Human Rights Assessment
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance
Tyson Code of Conduct
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance
Tyson Code of Conduct
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance
Tyson Code of Conduct
Disclosure: 412-1 Title: Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance
Tyson Code of Conduct
GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: ESG Hub — People — Consumers — Food Safety & Audits
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: ESG Hub — People — Consumers — Food Safety & Audits
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: ESG Hub — People — Consumers — Food Safety & Audits
Disclosure: 416-1 Title: Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Response: ESG Hub — People — Consumers — Food Safety & Audits
Disclosure: 416-2 Title: Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services Response: ESG Data Center
GRI 419: Socioeconomic Compliance
Disclosure: 103-1 Title: Explanation of the material topic and its boundary Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance
Tyson Code of Conduct
Disclosure: 103-2 Title: The management approach and its components Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance
Tyson Code of Conduct
Disclosure: 103-3 Title: Evaluation of the management approach Response: ESG Hub — People — Employees — Ethics & Compliance
Tyson Code of Conduct
Disclosure: 419-1 Title: Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area Response: Tyson Foods 2020 Form 10-K, page 63-64